Archive for the ‘Television’ Category
  • DVD/Blu-ray for Week of March 4
    Posted March 2nd, 2014 at 11:15 am 1 Comment »
    The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem. amzn_assoc_ad_type = "product_link"; amzn_assoc_tracking_id = "pastapadrecom-20"; amzn_assoc_marketplace = "amazon"; amzn_assoc_region = "US"; amzn_assoc_placement = "B008JFUS8M"; amzn_assoc_asins = "B008JFUS8M"; amzn_assoc_show_border = true; amzn_assoc_link_opens_in_new_window =...
  • Heroes Returns for Limited Series Run
    Posted March 1st, 2014 at 12:30 pm No Comments »
    Fox is bringing back 24 for a "limited series" run this May of 12 episodes. Now NBC is following that same strategy with a return to Heroes which originally aired from 2006-2010. The show was a huge hit initially - and had great fan support - up until the end of the first season and things crumbled from there both creatively and in ratings. Heroes Reborn will feature 13 episodes and air in 2015. It will focus on a brand new set of characters who discover they have powers however there wil...
  • DVD/Blu-ray for Week of February 25
    Posted February 22nd, 2014 at 11:45 pm 1 Comment »
    Gravity GRAVITY, directed by Oscar nominee Alfonso Cuaron, stars Oscar winners Sandra Bullock and George Clooney in a heart-pounding thriller that pulls you into the infinite and unforgiving realm of deep space. Bullock plays Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineer on her first shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky (Clooney). But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and Kowalsky completely alone. Thor: The Dark...
  • Netflix Gets Final Season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars in March
    Posted February 16th, 2014 at 12:00 pm 1 Comment »
    Netflix and Disney have announced the sixth and final season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars will stream exclusively on Netflix. The entire season comprising of 13 episodes will go up March 7. In addition to the new episodes the first five seasons will be available to watch. The animated Clone Wars deals with events that take place between Star Wars: Episodes II and III. The news follows a partnership between Netflix and Disney that began in 2010 with a TV licensing deal and has more recen...
  • HBO Orders New Series ‘Ballers’
    Posted February 15th, 2014 at 6:30 pm No Comments »
    HBO has picked up to series a half hour dramedy starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson called Ballers. The show is executive produced by Johnson and Mark Wahlberg. The pilot was written by Steve Levinson (Entourage) and directed by Peter Berg (Friday Night Lights, Lone Survivor). The show is centered around a group of current and former football players and their families, friends, and handlers. The cast includes Rob Corddry and John David Washington (Denzel's son)....
  • House of Cards Season Two Out Now on Netflix
    Posted February 14th, 2014 at 9:00 am No Comments »
    The second season of the Emmy Award-winning series House of Cards in now available through Netflix streaming. The original series, which debuted last February, was a huge hit both critically and with subscribers to the service. The show went on to win the first Emmy Awards from a non-network and Netflix got another from Arrested Development on the same night.  As is the case with all original series from Netflix all of the episodes (there are 13 in the season) are available to watch imm...
  • DVD/Blu-ray for Week of February 11
    Posted February 9th, 2014 at 10:15 am 1 Comment »
    Ender's Game In the near future, a hostile alien race has attacked Earth. If not for the legendary heroics of International Fleet Commander Mazer Rackham (Ben Kingsley), all would have been lost. In preparation for the next attack, the highly esteemed Colonel Hyrum Graff (Harrison Ford) and the International Military are training the best and brightest young children to find the future Mazer. Ender Wiggin (Asa Butterfield), a shy, but strategically brilliant boy is pulled out of his school ...
  • House of Cards Renewed for Third Season
    Posted February 8th, 2014 at 8:00 pm No Comments »
    With the second season of the award-winning series House of Cards set to debut next week, Netflix has announced that a third season has been ordered. The show originally was slated for 26 episodes over two seasons and there had been some concern over whether it would go beyond that but now that has been put to rest. Netflix is also in negotiations for more Arrested Development. House of Cards earned Netflix its first Emmy nominations (including Best Drama, Actor, and Actress) and walked a...